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READING FOR THE FIRST TIME... THE HARRY POTTER SERIES
Books to Read When Your Child Isn't Ready for Harry Potter
Add to Bag. So at what age is a kid ready to read the Harry Potter series? But there are a few age-related guidelines to take into consideration: From a technical standpoint, Harry Potter is categorized as a middle-grade read, which typically encompasses 9—to—year-olds. That said, Harry is 11 years old in the first book in the series and 17 by the final book, and kids generally like to read about protagonists in their age range or a couple of years older. Additionally, not only does Harry get older and the content get darker as the books progress, but the books themselves get longer, which is typically indicated for older readers. Think it might be time for your kiddo to embark on this journey?
Looking for the free Summer Reading Chart? Grab it here! I finally settled on the deeply unsatisfying method of suggesting they get something else and then letting them get Harry Potter if they insisted. And, of course, the books get darker and more complex as they go along, which was perfect when you were growing up alongside the books, and less perfect when you start the first one at age six. I was surprised that she was struggling a little, since I think of her as an advanced reader, but she insisted she wanted to read the second one together too. But within about four or five chapters, she quietly asked if we could read something else instead, and we put it away.